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'm catherine kobayashi. north korea's state-run media say kim jong-il's third son kim jong un has been named vice chairman of the korean worker's party. the announcement suggests kim jong un has officially been chosen as kim jong-il's successor. the wednesday morning report says the decision was made at the conference of the workers party in a general meeting of the central commission, the party's leadership body. no images have been made public so far. members of the party's central military commission lead the korean people's army. 19 people, including kim jong-il have been chosen as members of the commission. kim jong un who was earlier given the title of four star general has been named vice chairman of the central military commission, a new post. 30 years ago when kim jong-il first appeared in public as the successor to his father, he was also chosen as a member of the central military commission. jim jiang ill's younger sister kim kyong hui has been named a member of the politic bureau and her husband jang song thaek is a candidate for a polit bureau post. they are expected to act as k
korea's state-run media say that kim jong il's third son, kim jong un, has been named vice chairman of the central military commission of the korean workers' party. the announcement suggests that kim jong un has officially been chosen as kim jong il's successor. the wednesday morning report says the decision was made at the conference of the workers' party and the general meeting of the central commission, the party's leadership body. no images of kim jong un have been made public so far. members of the party's central military commission lead the korean people's army. 19 people, including kim jong il, have been chosen as members of the commission. ♪ kim jong un, who was earlier given the title of four-star general, has been named vice chairman of the central military commission, a new post. 30 years ago, when kim jong il first appeared in public as the successor to his father, kim il song, he was also chosen as a member of the central military commission. kim jong il's younger sister, kim kyong hui, has been named as a member of the politburo and her husband jang song thaek has b
. >>> north korean leader kim jong-il has named his third son, kim jong-un a four-star general in the military. north korea's state-run television made the special announcement on tuesday, the opening day of the workers party conference. it marks the first time that the son's name has ever been mentioned in public. kim jong-un is also expected to be given a high-ranking party post to succeed his father. the announcement said the leader's younger sister, kim yong he, has also been promoted to a four-star general. it's thought she will serve as care taker until power is transferred to kim jong-un. now little is known about kim jong-un, even basic facts about jong-un, who is likely to succeed his father as leader, have been long been shrouded in mystery. >> such things as the year of kim jong-un's birth cannot be acertained with certainty. it is widely thought that the heir apparent was born in 1983, but some experts suggest 1984 is the more likely year. in the late 1990s, kim jong-un studied in switzerland for several years. at school, he used the name pak un and it is said he identified himself
to two crucial posts in the ruling workers' party during his first mass gathering in 30 years. kim jong-un becomes a member of the north korean committee of the workers' party and vice chairman of the central military commission. thereby, heir apparent to his father. the appointments indicate the kim family dynasty, which goes back more than half a century, is to continue. >> it is the first party conference being held in north korea in 30 years, and indigents from p'yongyang have been stage- managed down to the last details. only still photographs are available at the conference call. dictator kim jong il is shown from a distance, and there was no sign of his youngest son. the sole woman along the delegates is kim jong il's sister. kim jong-il rarely appears in public. one of the last time he was seen was in august, visiting china. the dictator is believed to have suffered a stroke. this man is kept to take over the communist state. kim jong-un is the youngest son of kim jong il. he is believed to be 27 years old. reports say he went to school in switzerland and that he can speak some eng
state media looks significant. kim jong il -- kim jong-un has been given the rank of military general. this is one of the a few photographs of him. he is thought to be in his 20's. in any seat strong signs he is about to be anointed -- many see strong signs he is about to be anointed. from neighboring south korea, we have this report. in atm the train's coming you and immaculate john young central station to the choreographed uniformity -- immaculate pyongyang central station to be choreographed uniformity. these are the pictures that north korea was the world to say. the city getting ready for a very significant event indeed. the last major party gathering was it 1980, 30 years ago. that meeting saw kim jong-il appointed to the highest ranks of the party, confirming him as his father's successor. now he is frail, elderly, and on well. speculation is mounting that he is about to pull off the same trick by dramatically elevating his third and youngest son, kim jong-un, as the next jos and later. >> if he is anointed -- as the next and its leader. >> if he is anointed, [unintelligible]
'm therineobayhi with your update. >>> north korean leader, kim jong il, has named his third son, kim jong un, as a four-star general. the official korean central news agency made the announcement early on tuesday. the opening day of the conference. it marks the first time that the son's name has ever gone public. kim jong un is also expected to be given a high ranking party post to succeed his father. the announcement said the leader's younger sister, kim yung he has also been promoted to a four-star general. she's considered to be a caretaker for the transfer of power. >>> japanese prime minister naoto kan said he's thinking of attending the asian europe meeting in belgium next week. seeking support of european countries over the maritime collision in the senkaku islands. speaking to reporters, kan said asean leaders and be be many european countries will be at the meeting and he thinks japan should be represented. >>> kan would meet leaders through bilateral talks on the sidelines of the two-day meeting starting monday. he would explain that there is no territorial dispute over the senkaku
news from the state media looks prescient -- kim jong-un, the son of north korea's ailing dictator has been given rank of general just as the stalinist state is about to hold a ruling convention of its workers' party. the first in nearly 30 years. many see strong signs that kim jong-il is about to appoint his successor. >> from the trains pulling into an immaculate central station to the choreographed uniformity of the arriving party delegates, it is clear that something is going on. these are pictures that north korea's authoritarian rulers want the world to see -- a city being readied for a very significant event in the. the last time the major party gathering was held was in 1980, 30 years ago. that meeting saw kim jong-il appointed to the highest ranks of the party, appointing him to his father's choice as successor. after 16 years in charge, he is frail, elderly and unwell. speculation is mounting that he is about to pull off the same trick by -- dramatically unveiling his third son, a mysterious man named kim jong-un as the next choice of leader. >> if he is anointed, you will se
il, to his youngest son. kim jong un gained new duties. he has still not been seen in public. we have been probing the mysterious silence from p'yongyang. >> only in north korea. so far, just a couple of still photographs have been released from the party congress, this one so why you cannot really see the leader, kim jong il, in any detail. maybe that is the point, if he is obviously s.e.c.. the other picture shows the delegates with some of the leaders at the front. kim jong il's sister who has just been made a general is there, but his son, kim jong un, is not. this is north korean television tonight. the extraordinary thing is that nearly two days after the opening of the main party conferce tre has still been no coverage of it on television. why not? here is the main south korean news agency. they are trying to work that out. the agency's political analyst does not believe the leader is too sick to be shown on television. he thinks it is just north korea's reluctance to give out information of any kind. when a television pictures of the leader's son, kim jong un? >> the north kor
believe that the party is preparing to anoint thee a man named kim jong-un as his father's eventual successor. from the south korean capital of seoul, here is one of our correspondence. >> from the trains pulling into an immaculate pyongyang central station to the choreographed uniformity of the arriving delegates, it is clear that something is going on. these are pictures that north korea is off authoritarian rulers want the world to see, showing a city being prepared for a very significant event indeed. the last time a major party gathering was held was in 1980 -- 30 years ago. that meeting sok kim jong il appointed to the highest ranks of the party, -- saw kim jong-il appointed to the highest ranks of the party, confirming him as his father's successor. after years in charge, he is for real, the elderly, and on well. there is speculation that he is -- is frail, elderly, and unwell. there's speculation that he is about to do the same and appoint his son as his successor. kim jong-un has been given the rank of four-star general. >> there will be cries of joy in public in front of t
korea. kim jong-un takes on two new top jobs. is this a sign of power passed down from his father? >> the british defense secretary has warned prime minister david cameron that he will not back cuts to military spending. he says draconian cuts cannot be made while a country is at war without grave consequences. here's our defense correspondent. britain's time compa servicemen and women are on the front lines in afghanistan, he warns that a cut to a defense could seriously damage morale. the private letter lays the divisions. in his letter, he warns of the substantial impact the cuts could have on the uk's military capabilities, especially those of the navy. and to british national security, if the reductions go on as planned. he says it is looking less and less defendable. he said it was looking more like a super comprehensive spending review, which havcould have great political consequences. he says he is extremely angry that it has been leaked and must find out who is responsible. >> an international conference on somalia has called for extra funds to double the size of the afri
was reported with conviction. and here he is. kim jong-un at 11 years old. he was educated at this swiss school is now thought to be 26 or 27 but little else is known. this one view from south korea . >> he's young and charismatic. we heard that he holds meetings and he doesn't let others talk. >> reporter: the founder of north korea kim il sung also known as the great leader died in 1994 and his son kim jong il the dear leader took over. he's been looking frail of late. he has three sons kim jong- num and the youngest kim jong-un now called the young general. he'll be rivaled by the sister. she was also made a general today. her husband is regarded as a powerful political figure. in fact, some say her husband is better positioned to lead because of his relationship with the military. the country is afflicted with chronic food shortages and its nuclear weapons program condemns it to international isolation. >> brown: late today, north korea's official news agency reported kim jong oon was also named vice chairman of the central military commission of the ruling workers party. margaret warner ta
at a border checkpoint going into afghanistan. they killed three soldiers. there is an investigation. kim jong-un on -- kim jong-un has taken his place to succeed his father kim jong il. the reigning tour de france champion alberto contador is fighting to save his career after testing positive for a banned substance during this year's race. he said that it was a clear case of contamination caused by eating uncooked meat. and island economy was hailed as a european success story. today, it fears it to take the debt crisis to new depths. nearly 40 billion pounds is required to bail out banks. that is equivalent to a third of the entire economy. ireland has endured one round of austerity measures. there is another round. >> the scars from the property boom are all too visible. they serve as reminders for the reason of the banking crisis. they have thrown a dark cloud over the stability of the economy. the bailout cost could be as much as 30 billion pounds. another bank needs extra cash. the government may have to take a majority shareholding. the finance minister said that the bills were horrendous.
. kim jong-un has been made a general. there are very few pictures of him. e was educated in switzerland and must, therefore, understand the west. husband is said to be the real power behind the throne. governor in north korea is a family business. it started in 1945 with the founding of the state by "the great leader." in 1994, kim jong-il took over. he is called "the dear leader." now his son, kim jong-un, will take the soap opera into a third generation. he is a known officially as "the brilliant comrade." this is his inheritance -- grim, pover-stricken. it could be the start of slow change. there is one a immensely important player behind the scenes today and that is in china. the chinese are worried that north korea might simply implode with incalculable consequences for the entire region. they want north korea to reform itself, but they do not think the military are capable of doing that. if so, and that close, mysterious country across the river, the emergence of the heir leader's" son and could mean that change is under way for the family business. >> all landslide in cells was m
successor. it is not clear, however, if kim jong un accompanied his father to china. >> we're now joined by our beijing correspondent. what significance did kim's visit have for china and north korea? >> the official reason for the visit was that kim was invited by president hu. but it's obvious that the north wanted the visit to take place at this time. now this is because accelerated moves are expected at the upcoming meeting of the workers party to establish kim jong un as his father's successor. it's worth noting that north korea selected northeastern china as the destination for kim's visit just before this important meeting. many sites are associated with kim's late father, kim il sung. they include a junior high school where he is said to have begun his revolutionary activities. we can see that by visiting these sacred places for the north koreans, kim is trying to justify his son's succession. needless to say, the chinese side was fully aware of kim's intention, and accepted the visit. >> well, it's been reported that hu and kim discussed a resumption of the six-party talks. do y
. >> this is the only photo of kim jong-un , taken two decades ago. almost nothing is known about him except that he comes from are ruthless and powerful bloodline. kim il-sung and his son, kim jong il, are the only two leaders of north korea has ever known. kim jong-il had a very long and public grooming for power, seen as the only possible successor for his godlike father. the leadership cold could easily pass at you another generation -- cult could easily pass to another generation. the talk is once again of succession, but this time it needs to be organized in more haste. and with the added problem, many suggest, that none of his three known as suns appear to be promising leaders. the first, kim jong nam, was at once caught trying to enter japan with a false passport, trying to visit tokyo's disneyland. the second son, kim jong chul, is reportedly considered too thin and then by his father. that leaves the third son, perhaps soon to be in charge of a fledgling nuclear power. political successions in totalitarian states are always fraught with difficulty, and kim jong-un is a complete political
helicopter killed -- a nato helicopter killed three soldiers. kim jong-un has taken his public place in line to succeed his father kim jong-il. he was seen at north korea's ruling workers party. isme like ialberto contador fighting to save his career after testing positive for a banned substance, clenbuterol. he says it is a clear case of contamination caused by eating uncooked meat. the irish economy was hailed as a european success story. but today, it may take the debt crisis to new depths. ireland has endured one round of austerity measures and there is more pain to come. >> for ireland, it was the big, unsettling unknown -- what would be the final total bill to fix their banks. today they got the answer -- 39 billion pounds. the irish government warned that if the banks were not spelled out, it would bring down the country and the prime minister made this appeal on television tonight. >> we have to confront the challenges that face us and let's do this as intelligently as possible, knowing that there are no soft options available and that we will be making sacrifices. >> on the streets
this morning -- north korean state media reports kim jong-il has appointed his son kim jong un. the promotion came just hours before a rare party ruling meeting to elect top leadership. this to elect its top leadership. >>> chilean president hugo chavez says his country is carrying out initial studies for carrying out a nuclear program. chavez brought the issue up during a news conference monday saying venezuela needs nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. >>> in georgia last night a prisoner who tried to kill himself last week by slashing his arms and throat was executed. 30-year-old brannon rhodes was put to death for killing three people in a burglary back in 2000. >>> a dallas judge has overturned the 1993 conviction of a deaf man sent to prison for raping a 5-year-old girl, despite a lack of physical evidence linking him to the attack. the 39-year-old, stephen broedy is expected to be released sometime today. >>> and the owner of the segway company is dead after falling off of a cliff riding one of the machines. the 62-year-old was testing a cross-country version of a segway near his esta
strengthened as long as a u.s. nuclear aircraft carrier remains in nearby waters. pak did not refer to kim jong un. >>> as dolphin hunting season gets under way in a small town in western japan, activists say they sabotaged holding pens for the animals. a european conservation group has claimed responsibility. the fishery cooperative in taiji town in wakayama prefecture says that nets in half of the 14 pens in a local bay were found cut at a depth of about two meters on tuesday. the pens were being used to hold about 30 dolphins caught in the town's traditional hunt, which started this month. none of the dolphins, which were destined for aquariums, has escaped. the conservation group the black fish says on its website that its divers cut the nets. the fishery cooperative says the hunt is being carried out with the permission of the prefecture and calls the sabotage illegal and unacceptable. japanese police are investigating the case. taiji's hunt was depicted critically in the u.s. documentary film "the cove." anti-whaling activists from abroad have been visiting the town since the start of the
that this is the first step in anointing him as the successor. >> i asked john just now, what do we know about kim jong-un? >> we do not know much. we do know from the sushi chefs of the family a few anecdotes that he might be more like his father then we would like. apparently during a basketball game between him and his brother, he lost so he dressed down the players for an hour afterwards, pointing up their mistakes. >> he has been made a four-star general. that much has been conferred. what does that say about where power resides in north korea? >> clearly the power resides with the the military. in addition, his aunt was also promoted. i will leave that she and her husband on the national defense commission will behave as overseers as he takes power. i do not think that he will take power for the next five or 10 years, as long as his father's health holds out they will keep him in a grooming position. >> you are painting and interesting, complicated picture that is a melding of the dynasty with the military. >> i think that one of the things that we saw when kim jong il our was two ways of assimilati
's youngest son, kim jong-un, is seen as the most likely candidate to succeed his father. attention is focused on whether he will be given a top executive post at the meeting. north korea's state-run media have reported that regional representatives are arriving in pyongyang to take part in the conference, but they haven't reported the exact start date. >>> the mmander of the u.s. pacific fleet says he is wary of north korea's moves toward the eventual transfer of power from leader kim jong-il to one of his sons. admiral patrick walsh told reporters in tokyo on wednesday that the u.s. navy should expect instability with any sort of succession planned by the north. >> history has proven that in the case of dealing with succession in north korea that it is an unstable period. we should be alert to that and then we should have our forces ready for any sort of incidents. >> he also suggested that the u.s. and south korean militaries will need to reschedule a joint anti-submarine drill in the yellow sea. the drill, which was scheduled to begin on sunday, has been delayed due to an approaching tropi
from kim to his successor. attention is focused on whether kim's youngest son, kim jong un, will take over from his father. >>> former u.s. president jimmy carter says north korean officials told him that they would only release a u.s. citizen if he came to get the captive himself. during a lecture in the u.s. state of georgia on tuesday, carter said his visit to pyongyang in late august which won the release of aijalon gomes was at the request of north korea. gomes had been held since january, accused of illegally entering the secretive state. >> and they said that they would not let him go to anyone except me. obviously, they wanted me to come back over there. >> reporter: carter added it took him five weeks to get permission from the white house and state department before making the private trip to free gomes. carter said he hopes his recent visit to north korea will help restart the six-party talks on the country's nuclear program. >>> an international fair has been held in thailand showcasing renewable energy technologies. the event in bangkok, sponsored by thailand's private se
the third episode of the kim dynasty in the making. now what we do know is that today kim jong un, the youngest son of kim jong-il, was appointed to the position of four-star general. now that's about all we do know about him. we think he's about 26 years old. we think he's studied in switzerland. we know very little about his personality. and in fact, the two photographs which we think are available of him, some people dispute whether, indeed, they are of him at all. now he's the youngest son, perhaps 26, perhaps 27. very little is known about him, about how he would rule korea. korea, don't forget, north korea, nuclear armed. but it's perhaps a measure of the desperation of the dear leader that, in fact, he is now pushing his son. of course, it doesn't say much about the state of his health either, savannah. >> that's for sure. >> ian williams. it seems that may be the case. thanks for your report this morning. >> we don't know -- i'm sure we will find out he's the world's greatest golfer like his father who gets nothing but holes in ones when he golfs. >>> the crisis in the cla
of his youngest son, kim jong un. he has had no military experience. hard to see what experience he has had at all. the only thing we can say for sure about him is that we think he was in school in switzerland and we think he is about 28 years old. some reports depict him as being quite a fun-loving sort of guy that likes baseball, the nba and others say he's vindictive just like his father. even the photographs that purport to be of him, two photos have been circulated and it's disputed. some analysts here say that's not him at all. so, he is an enigma but the other thing we can say for sure is that his father, kim jong-il is a sick man. he had at least two strokes and the speculation that he may not have that long to live. so, he wants to keep, keep north korea in the family, if you like. but certainly, as far as the north koreans are concerned and neighbors and the west, this is not good news, thomas. >> kim jong un is a name we will be more familiar with. ian, thanks so much. >>> we turn our attention now back to education nation, our unprecedented look at schools and the growing pr
. >>> north korea's kim jong-il made his youngest son, kim jong-un a four-star general this morning, a move many say he is confirmation to be groomed as succeeder to his old moon. it came hours after the start of a rare ruling party meeting to elect top leadership. at that gathering, kim jong-il was also expected to appoint other family members to top posts as part of plans to take the communist dynasty into a third generation. >>> a crazy and sad story as the multimillionaire owner of the segway scooter company is dead. apparently after falling off a cliff while riding a segway. those are those two-wheeled electric scooters. priss say the 62-year-old was testing a cross-country version of the self-balancing segway near his estate in england sunday when he lost control of it. what are the odds? the owner of the segway company dying in a segway accident. terrible. let's look now at the markets as we get all up in your business. steve sedgwick is live in london. good morning, steve. >> reporter: very good to see you today. once again we're hoping m & a activity can lift the market. the dow fi
kim jong il has appointed his son, kim jong-un. the promotion came just hours before a rare party ruling meeting to elect top leadership. >>> venezuela had the hugo chavez says his government is carrying out initial studies into starting a nuclear energy program. chavez, a close ally of iran and defended their nuclear program, brought the issue up during a news conference monday saying venezuela needs nuclear energy for peaceful purposes. >>> in georgia last night, a prisoner who tried to kill himself last week by slashing his arms and throat was executed. 31-year-old brandon joseph rode was put to death for killing three people in a burglary back in 2000. >>> a dallas judge has overturned the 1993 conviction of a death man who was sent to prison for the rape of a 5-year-old girl, despite lack of evidence linking him to the attack. 30-year-old steven brody is expected to be released sometime today. >>> and the multimillionaire owner of the segway company is dead after apparently falling off a cliff when riding one of the two machines. the 62-year-old was testing a cross-country ve
about who might succeed him. today his youngest son kim jong- un was named a four-star general and given a top political post. still in his 20s, some experts believe he's now in line to one day rule north korea. a health scare today for jimmy carter, the former president who's on a tour promoting his latest book. he became ill on a flight from atlanta to cleveland. an ambulance met him at the airport and took him to the hospital. a spokesman for carter says it was just an upset stomach. he'll spend the night in the hospital and resume the booker tour later this week. the former president turns 86 on friday. 38 states now ban texting while driving, but are young drivers getting the message? today a study of four states-- california, louisiana, minnesota and washington-- shows text- related accidents actually increased for drivers under 25 after bans were enacted. researchers suggest drivers may be hiding their phones out of view of the police and as a result averting their eyes from the road even more. in colombia, a bullfight turned tragic in a graphic episode that was caught on tape. th
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parties. his father just made him a four star general. it was the first time kim jong-un's name had been mentioned in the media. he's the son who's most like his father. other than that, very little is known about him. kim jong-il is 68 years old and has been in poorle th. >>> classmates are mourning the death of a local football player who diedfter last weekend's four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholefor giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even aank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. cehrlicsides with corporatet executives again and again and again tell bob ehrch big banks and billionares don'need help. middle cde do. >>> more of a pretty soggy sounding weather forecast. >> we talked about this last week. we talked about it yesterday. we really need to see some rain, something tropical to break a drought. have we got a chance to see a lot of rain with this next one one of the compur mo
-run television reported that promotion today. it is the first time north korean military ever mentioned kim jong-un. >>> a healt alert for people living in northeast washington. the health department says a fairly cat tested positive for rabies. it was picked up near 17th street after it attacked and bit someo. heating officialsay it is gray with white markings. anyone who came in contact with it should contact the health department. because of this incident health officials are reminding owners to get their pets vaccinated which is requid by law. >>> a popular legal alternative to marijuana. but a local poison control center is reporting that calls regarding synthetic marijuana have more than tripled in the last month. store is selling the new product caed k2. >> the convenience store is just a few hundred feet from the ma gates. the flyer advertising a new product called k2, synthetic marijuana that sells for $35 t $45 a gram. many times the ingredients are unknown and poison control officials say it's for that reason that kids need to be eduted about the dangers of k2. >> we educate the teens be
very opaque and kim jong-un will have to bring people along with him from the ruling party. and so he will be very constrained in any policy changes that he wants to make. again, wolf, we've got to remember, he's unlikely to have any opening while his father remains in power until he formally succeeds him. >> one other question. yemen right now, the government seems to be taking action against al qaeda-related organizations there. i assume the u.s. has been encouraging the government of yemen to do so. but give us the background. what is going on? >> talking to folks in washington and in the counterterrorism community, john brennan met with the president in the u.n. general assembly meetings earlier this week, insisting that they step up the counterterrorism game. the beacher behind the encouragement of not only the ft. hood shooter remains at large in yemen. they are asking for additional weapons and support. a lot at stake for them to be successful. >> a significant development in the war on terror. all right. thanks very much, fran, for that. >> sure, wolf. >> a major glitch on the
of his youngest son made the most news. kim jong un promoted to four-star general named vice chairman of the central commission and appointed to the central committee setting him up to follow his father as leader of north korea. his grandfather, kim il-sung led north korea until pe died in 1984. >>> and eddie long speaking out. >> while the media and press and the rest of the people around the city and country looking at us, how can a grown man let another man touch him, you have to understand, this man manipulated us from childhood. this was our father and we loved him. >> i cannot get the sound of his voice out of my head. and i cannot forget the smell of his cologne. and i cannot forget the way that he made me cry many nights when i drove in his cars ob it's way home, not able to take enough showers to wipe the smell of him off of my body. >> bishop eddie long denies the allegations and says he will fight back. his attorney says the case is being unfairly tried in the media. >>> okay. the age-old question, what's for din jer a high-tech kitchen counter to answer that question. we'l
shows kim jong un, on the left circled there, this week's workers party conference. during that meeting his father kim jong il made his son a four-star general and awarded him a key political post, the younger kim has no known government experience. >>> also sad news out of hollywood, hollywood legend tony curtis has died. he thrived on comedic roles, performed in drag in "some like it hot" with jack lemmon and marilyn monroe. the actor married six times. his first marriage to janet leigh produced two daughters. one of them actress jamie lee curtis. tony curtis was 85 years old. >>> lawyers for this man, arkansas man on death row, went to court last hour. they are seeking a new trial for him. his name is damon ek coles. they say new evidence shows he is innocent. echols was convicted in the west memphis 3, you may be familiar with. he and two others were found guilty of murdering three cub scouts. this happened in the early '90s. his lawyers say dna evidence links another man to the case. echols has proclaimed his innocence for some 16 years. >> what i want is a new trial. i want to be
to son. this morning leader kim jong-il made his 28-year-old son, his youngest kim jong-un a four-star general. that's believed to be the first step in kim's succession plans. the elder kim became leader in 1994 after his own father died. this morning the 68-year-old was also reappointed head of his party. >>> and rescue efforts resume this morning for mudslide victims in colombia. they were buried in this giant mudslide on monday as many as 30 people on a bus are believed to be trapped. an unusually wet, rainy season sent that mud side -- the mountain side sliding, rather. several homes, as you can imagine, were also destroyed. >>> and a rather bizarre death to report this morning. of the british man who now owns the segway company. you may be familiar with the segway, it sort of looks like an electric scooter. turns out he was found dead at the bottom of a cliff. cbs news correspondent mark phillips has more. >> reporter: the segway has always seemed to defy the laws of nature. a two-wheeled, one-person vehicle, steered by leaning and kept upright by a series
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